The Glenboro Area Foundation Inc.

P.O. Box 147, 604 Railway Avenue
Glenboro, MB R0K 0X0

Registered Charitable Number: 120653670 RR0001
Manitoba Region: South Central

Mission

The mission of The Glenboro Area Foundation Inc. is to work together to build a permanent endowment fund, using the earnings to enrich the quality of life in our area.

Description

A way to say “Thank You” for the past, and a means of sharing in the future of Glenboro and the surrounding area.

Board

Advisory Board:

  • Ron Jefferies – Chairman
  • Cindy Pringle – Vice Chairman
  • Agnes Witherspoon – Past Chairman
  • Connie Feader – Secretary-Treasurer
  • Lorna Hamilton
  • Lorelie Mitchell
  • Kevin Newton
  • Myrtle Nichols
  • Trina Wytinck
  • Allen Diehl

Supervisory Committee:

  • Earl Malyon
  • Fred Jewsbury
  • Agnes Witherspoon

Volunteers

  • Earl Malyon
  • Fred Jewsbury

Foundation Funds

The Glenboro Smart & Caring Community Managed Fund Directed to the community for recreation, arts, education, religious groups, sports and other community activities.
The Glenboro Health Care Fund Directed for the local hospital, the Personal Care Home, emergency services, equipment, health care education, including mature students
John and Vesta Scott Memorial Fund Dedicated to The Glenboro United Church
Stewart and Eva Hamilton Memorial Fund Dedicated to The Glenboro United Church
Glenboro Community Education Fund Provides scholarships for high school graduates leaving the area to attend college or university
Skapti Arason Pioneer Spirit Award Provides scholarships for high school graduates leaving the area to attend college or university
R.M. of South Cypress Health Care Education Fund Provides scholarships for high school graduates leaving the area to attend college or university for studies in the health care field
Devos Family Scholarship Fund Provides scholarships for high school graduates at Prairie Mountain High School, Somerset, leaving the area to attend university
Hilhorst Family Scholarship Fund Provides scholarships for high school graduates leaving the area to attend college or university for studies in agriculture or another equivalent program
Sena Gunnlaugson Memorial Scholarship Fund Provides scholarships for high school graduates from Baldur leaving the area to attend college or university
The Queen Scholarship Scholarship for Glenboro School graduates planning a career in the trades. The students must be leaving the area to study.
Roy & Lorna Wallis Family Agricultural Scholarship Scholarship for Glenboro School graduates planning a career in agriculture. The students must be leaving the area to study.
The George and Verna Notman Memorial Fund To assist community groups and projects in a way similar to our existing Community Fund.
John Harvard Smart & Caring Community Fund To assist community groups and projects in a way similar to our existing Community Fund.
The Glenboro Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund To assist in the beautification of The Glenboro Cemetery.
Youth Sport and Recreation Fund Provides support to area youth (ages 6 to 19) for community based or initiated sport and recreation.
Youth in Philanthropy Fund A project that provides Glenboro School students the opportunity to learn about philanthropy.
Raystone Memorial Centre Operating Fund To assist in the upkeep of the Raystone seniors’ centre.
Glenboro Area Foundation Operating Fund To assist in the day-to-day operations of our Foundation.
Glenboro Recreational Facility Operating Fund Provides support for the operation and maintenance of The Glenboro Arena.

Recent Grants

2018 Grant Awards From 2017 Investment Income

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Smart & Caring Community Funds - Total $34,600

Glenboro School Student of the Year (Grad award) Jenna Miller $500
Glenboro Curling Club Carpet, Fridge, Junior curling, Jet-ice, Demineralizer $2,300
Glenboro Community Development Corporation Family Fun Day, 55+ Manitoba Games, Fireworks $7,000
Glenboro Rink Committee Building maintenance project $10,000
Burrough of the Gleann Museum & Archives Laptop $1,000
Seniors Independent Services Seniors’ Day, Cooking, Driver safety $1,000
Glenboro Town Square Gardening help for Square $500
Glenboro & Area Donor’s Choice Office supplies $300
Glenboro Golf & Country Club Junior golf, Fairway, Irrigation $2,100
Raystone Memorial Centre Exercise equipment $200
Glenboro School Pottery lessons $500
Glenboro Minor Sports Landscaping/building projects $3,000
Glenboro United Church Sanctuary shingles $1,000
Glenboro South Cypress Fire Department Wet suits $1,500
Glenboro Community Playground Committee Elevated gardens $1,200
Glenboro Minor Hockey Half ice boards $2,500

Health Care Grants - Total $8,628

Glenboro Health Auxiliary
  • Furniture purchases
  • Tele-Health Link
$5,628
Health Care Scholarships
  • Cheyenne Ryland
$1,000
  • Brooke Plaetinck
  • Jennifer Nickols
  • Mackenzie Murray
  • Samantha Myers
 $500 each

Designated Funds - Total $7,091

Glenboro United Church John & Vesta Scott Memorial $470
Stewart & Eva Hamilton Memorial $1,726
Youth Sport and Recreation Pembina Valley Minor Baseball uniforms $549
Youth in Philanthropy $449
Glenboro Cemetery $849
Raystone Operating $1,854
GAFI Operating $1,194

2018 High School Scholarships - Total $12,339

Skapti Arason Pioneer Spirit Carter Williamson $561
Devos Family Nicole Jonk $1,500
Community Education Fund
  • Wade Cowie
  • Jenna Miller
$2,926 each
Bev Coates-Turnbull Memorial Michelle Ruston $100
Sena Gunnlaugson Memorial Reece Johnson $1,453
Hilhorst Family Brittney Yeo $447
The Queen Scholarship Zoe Durupt $580
RM South Cypress Health Care Brittney Yeo $1,846
2018 Total Grants Distributed: $57,410

Grant Deadlines

December 31 - Grants to Community
May 31 - Graduation Scholarships

Foundation Highlights

George and Verna would not want us to have a fuss made over them but we wish to acknowledge their generosity to The Glenboro Foundation and our community.